Monthly Archives: April 2010

Always a plan…

Our older son is in my opinion destined to become an engineer or an inventor. There is not a day that passes that he does not come to me with some new idea for a project that he would like … Continue reading

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I hate it when…

There is something that I cannot stand and I want to take a minute to tell you about it. Television is not something I watch very much of at all. The few shows that I do watch I tend to … Continue reading

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A big boy.

Our youngest son has at long last decided that using the potty for all of its intended functions is something he wants to do. It was pretty surprising just how quickly he took to the notion one he made his … Continue reading

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Finally on the same page.

This week I began to realize that my husband is no longer along for the ride when it comes to our family eating plan. I am not saying that he doesn’t support the way I think our family should eat … Continue reading

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That stage is over.

My husband and I were talking tonight about the future. It is nice when we have conversations like this that are so optimistic in nature. We were talking about what our lives will be like in the next 5-10 years … Continue reading

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Keep yelling little boy.

We have a friend who is going through what seems impossible to me. Their youngest son, who is only three years old, is battling cancer. I cannot imagine how awful this must be. What makes it even worse is the … Continue reading

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Try to learn.

When people hear that I telecommute they are always interested in learning what I do. I should rephrase this to say that people want me to tell them in very detailed steps how to do this themselves. This kind of … Continue reading

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Please poop.

It would seem that my youngest son is finally getting the idea that poop does not belong in his pants. This sounds good until you consider that he still isn’t using the toilet to do his business. If you follow … Continue reading

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Not working for me.

My skin is an ongoing project. Just when I think I have gotten it cleared up it then breaks out again. I recently tried tea tree oil because I had read that it was really good for problem skin. The … Continue reading

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Grinding flour.

Of the many idea for projects running through my head is the idea of grinding my own flour. I don’t know if this is a reasonable thing to pursue or not. I understand that freshly ground flour would be more … Continue reading

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On the verge.

We are very close to being out of debt. This a momentous thing considering just how much debt we had a few short years ago. Our debt really began to accumulate in college and just spiraled out of control from … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner?

A friend of mine is always making fun of my “slow food” and calls me “Amish”. I know she does this lovingly and I don’t mind. In telling people what I feed my family I hope to inspire them even … Continue reading

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Organized at last.

Since my husband had the cast removed from his leg he cannot seem to sit still. I suppose sitting for two months would do that to anybody. He has spent the last couple of weeks organizing every aspect of our … Continue reading

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Half a cow.

After watching the movie “Food Inc.” we have become increasingly aware of where our food comes from. One thing we have decided to do is to forgo buying meat at the supermarket. In order to have meat we are now … Continue reading

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Dress up.

My youngest son absolutely loves playing dress up. He will make a costume out of anything and everything. I find his imagination amazing and try to promote his playtime activities as much as I can. Today he decided that he … Continue reading

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I like you but…

There is a family in our town that we met a couple of years ago. They are nice people and our children are the same age which makes them a perfect match for our family on some levels. The problem … Continue reading

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Spring is here.

As much as I love spring I have to admit that I always dread it. My allergies go absolutely crazy in the springtime. Just about as soon as the trees get buds on them it seems like my eyes start … Continue reading

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A nice hotel.

When we travel it is a rare thing that we end up in a really nice hotel. To be honest our budget is usually such that we stay wherever it is the cheapest. This week we needed to travel in … Continue reading

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Just too tidy.

We all have our quirks that drive the people around us a little crazy. Right now my husband is in the midst of performing one of his daily tasks that drives me crazy. I wished the man would take some … Continue reading

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Kombucha

We are in the process of brewing our first batch of kombucha. This is supposed to be a healthy drink that is consumed by people around the world. The drink has been brewed well back into history so there must … Continue reading

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